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    19 Animals You Didn't Know Could Be Cute

    And if you DID know, congrats, you're ahead of the curve. Now excuse me while I gush over these.

    1. Bats!

    These are Honduran White Bats, which are essentially adorable cotton balls.

    2. Frogs!

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    "Oh yes, hello, I am frog, pleased to meet you."

    3. Toucans

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    Dat beak.

    4. Octopi!

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    Is it physically possible to cuddle an octopus? And if so, may I do it?

    5. Crabs!

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    A curious little gentleman.

    Jacques Cousteau agrees that crabs are cute, and should be given pats.

    6. Cuttlefish!

    Okay... I can't help it... I'm gonna make a dad joke and call this little fella... a "CUDDLEFISH."

    ... Eh? Anybody?

    7. Snails!

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    Tiny snail, enjoying some quality raspberry-time.

    8. Newts!

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    Just a lil' newt, traipsing along...

    9. Snakes!

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    I know they may freak you out, but this one is kind of precious.

    10. Donkeys!

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    Silly adorable donkey, you can't even work at that desk!

    11. Jellyfish!

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    If Spongebob didn't prove to you that jellies are awesome, I don't know what to do with you.

    12. Chickens! And Quail!

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    This chicken adopted this quail and raised it as her own.

    13. Caterpillars!

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    14. Javelinas!

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    Rescued baby javelina and his teddy bear!

    15. Badgers!

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    "Yes, we are badgers, how can we help you?"

    16. Sharks!

    This is a Thresher Shark, and, full disclosure, most of them look kinda freaky. But this shy one is pretty cute.

    17. Rats!

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    C'mon, didn't you see Ratatouille?

    18. Woodchucks!

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    It's so cute, I don't even care that it's not chucking wood.

    19. Armadillos!

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    As a Texan, I gotta admit I have a soft spot for these little guys.

    View this video on YouTube

    Still don't believe armadillos are adorable? Watch this one enjoying his bath time.